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Economics

Economics Student Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Economics Degree

Students completing the Bachelor of Science degree in Economics should:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to interpret and analyze quantitative data.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to analyze economic, social, and business problems from the economic point of view, that is, weigh the costs and benefits.
  3. Demonstrate an appreciation of the historical, cultural, and institutional foundations of the economy.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of the policy implications of economic theories.
  5. Demonstrate an appreciation for how economics integrates with business.
     

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics should:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to interpret and analyze quantitative data.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to analyze economic, social, and business problems from the economic point of view, which means weighing the costs and benefits.
  3. Demonstrate an appreciation for the historical, cultural, and institutional foundations of the economy.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of the policy implications of economic theories.
  5. Demonstrate an appreciation of how the social sciences, history, and philosophy contribute to an understanding of economics.
     

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics with a Pre-Law Concentration

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a Pre-Law Concentration should:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to apply economic reasoning to legal issues.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively.
  3. Demonstrate an appreciation of the historical, cultural, and institutional foundations of the economy.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of the policy implications of economic theories.